Lookup Public Records in Pinellas County, Florida. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Pinellas County, Florida
Pinellas County is located in west central Florida. Most of the county forms a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. With a total area of 608 square miles, but only 274 square miles of land area, it is the second-smallest county in the state by land area. At its broadest point, it is only 15 miles wide, while it is 38 miles long from north to south. The county includes 11 barrier islands and 587 miles of coastline. The population was 916,542, as of 2010. This urban county bases its economy on tourism. The county seat is Clearwater.
The Clerk of the Circuit Court is the County Recorder. The main responsibility of the clerk is recording all official records of Pinellas County. The official records indexed and maintained by the recording department date from 1912 to the present. The official records index contains the date of recordation, the type of document recorded, the official record’s book and page, and a name reference. In addition to the clerk’s responsibility of recording documents, the office is also responsible for performing marriage ceremonies, issuing marriage licenses, conducting tax deed sales, and serving as an official passport application acceptance agent. The records maintained by the records department include but are not limited to notices of commencement, agreements, plats, judgments, liens, powers of attorney, deeds, mortgages, satisfactions, financing statements, and death certificates.
The Florida Constitution safeguards the public’s right to access public records. In Pinellas County, disclosure is the standard, unless the Legislature allows an exemption. The public can easily request public records from the records department. However, the user will be responsible for the cost of providing the documentation, which includes cost of copies, staff time, and other costs that are associated with the request.
Public records in the county can be obtained by email, by mail, or by visiting the clerk’s office in person. To obtain public records by email, visit Request Public Records form. Fill out the form with the details of the records you are requesting and click “send”. The form will be sent to the clerk’s office, where the process of fulfilling your request begins. The records department will send you a message to let you know that your request has been received.
To request records in person, you will be required to visit the clerk’s office. You will have to download the request public records form, fill it out and submit it. Alternatively, you can mail the form, along with the applicable fee and a self-addressed stamped envelope, to the address below.
P.O. Box 2438
Clearwater, FL 33757-2438
509 East Ave. S.
Clearwater, FL 33756
|Pinellas County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Pinellas County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage; Domestic Violence – Title XLIII, Chapter 741|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Pinellas County Marriage License|
|Location:||315 Court Street, Clearwater, Florida, 33756|
Pinellas County Recording-Deeds
County Government Office
Address: 545 1st Ave N #101, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, United States